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Which airline is the largest by the number of passengers?
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL), commonly referred to as Delta, is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2013, Delta Air Lines was the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried (120.6 million).
What is the world's altitude record for a jet aircraft under its own power?
37 650 m
36 750 m
27 650 m
41 950 m
The MiG-25 of Russian design was among the fastest military aircraft to enter service. It had been designed to set new flight records ans claimed 29 of them. Several records still stand, including the one for altitude set by the test pilot Aleksander V. Fedotov on 31 August 1977.
What was the name of the Red Baron's plane?
Fokker Dr. I
Junkers J. I
Hansa Brandenburg B. I.
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as the "Red Baron", was a German fighter pilot during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. The Fokker Dr I it became famous as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.
What is the record in parachuting with parachute?
about 11 km
about 15 km
about 35 km
about 41 km
On October 24, 2014, Alan Eustace made a jump from the stratosphere, breaking Felix Baumgartner's 2012 world record. His descent to Earth lasted 4 minutes 27 seconds and stretched nearly 26 miles (42 km) with peak speeds exceeding 822 miles per hour (1,323 km/h), setting new world records for the highest free-fall jump and total free-fall distance 123,414 feet (37,617 m).
What is the longest an heaviest aircraft ever built?
Antonov An-225 Mriya
Antonov An-124 Ruslan
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft, designed in the Soviet Union during the 80's. It is the longest and heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
Which country continued production of Messerschmitt Bf 109G after the end of World War II?
Avia S-99 and Avia S-199 were constructed with parts and plans left over from Luftwaffe aircraft production that had taken place under the country's German occupation during the war. Avia S-199 was the first fighter plane of Israeli Air Force, used during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War - where it met Spitfires on the Egyptian side.
What is a "C-130 Hercules"?
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed. The versatile airframe has found uses in a variety of other roles, including as a gunship (AC-130), for airborne assault, search and rescue, scientific research support, weather reconnaissance, aerial refueling, maritime patrol, and aerial firefighting. More than 40 variants of the Hercules, including a civilian one marketed as the Lockheed L-100, operate in more than 60 nations.
Where is the canard (a duck) configuration used?
in ski jumping
in parachute flights
in measuring under-eaves rainfall
The Wright Brothers began experimenting with the foreplane configuration around 1900. Their first kite included a front surface for pitch control and they adopted this configuration for their first Flyer. The term “canard” arose from the appearance of the Santos-Dumont 14-bis of 1906, which was said to be reminiscent of a duck (canard in French) with its neck stretched out in flight
How long does the longest cruise flight take?
About 10 hours
About 13 hours
About 17 hours
About 22 hours
The flight between Qatar-New Zealand takes 16 hours and 20 minutes. It is currently the longest passenger flight in the world, operated by Qatar Airways.